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23 Ways to Travel Virtually When You Can Not Physically Go

Travel makes life richer. That’s the core mantra of the Virtuoso network – of which Covington is a proud member – and the steadfast belief of our dedicated vacation advisors. Unfortunately, in the last couple ..

How to Make Travel Decisions in Times of Coronavirus

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These are unprecedented times for those of us who love travel. With the coronavirus now labeled as a pandemic, travelers are confused, and travel providers are challenged. Our clients are torn between wanting to go ..

6 Remarkable Palaces in Europe That You Can Visit

  What’s it like to live in a place so large you can get lost in it? How lavishly would you decorate your palace? Would your gardens be formal, naturalized, or some of both? The ..

How Do Airline Change and Cancellation Waivers Work?

Business and vacation travelers are well aware that COVID-19 is causing a lot of disruption to global air travel and many have questions. Since most airline tickets carry penalties for change or cancellation, what happens ..

7 Powerful Reasons Women-Only Travel is So Rewarding

Women-only travel is a fast-growing trend. New female-only trips are making their way into traditional tour operators’ offerings and astute women-only travel companies are starting up to accommodate the surge. The fact is that women-only ..

Does Travel Insurance Cover Coronavirus Cancellations?

As of February 3, 2020, the coronavirus COVID-19 was officially declared an epidemic by both the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). The situation continues to evolve as pockets of ..

5 Terrific Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund on Travel Experiences

A large majority of Americans get a tax refund each year and the national average is close to $3,000. The bad news is that your refund is essentially a zero-interest loan you’ve extended to the ..

This Is What You Can Do in The Maldives

Imagine a tiny private island ringed with a soft sandy beach, surrounded by sparkling turquoise water and colorful coral reefs below. Now imagine an archipelago of 1,190 islands and atolls lying in the Indian Ocean ..

6 Authentic Experiences on Maui That Will Make You Smile

Although the Hawaiian Islands enjoy very consistent weather throughout the year, the warm temperatures and tropical beauty seem even better when you’re escaping the cold. This winter, Melanie Bianco from Covington Meetings & Events got ..

This Is What Windstar Cruises Latest Updates Will Do for You

Windstar Cruises embodies a unique culture among the vast array of cruise options available today. The first, most obvious characteristic that influences your cruise experience aboard Windstar is their small ships. With each of the ..